Weight"y (?), a. [Compar. Weightier (?); superl. Weightiest.]

1.

Having weight; heavy; ponderous; as, a weighty body.

2.

Adapted to turn the balance in the mind, or to convince; important; forcible; serious; momentous.

"For sundry weighty reasons."

Shak.

Let me have your advice in a weighty affair. Swift.

3.

Rigorous; severe; afflictive.

[R.] "Attend our weightier judgment."

Shak.

Syn. -- Heavy; ponderous; burdensome; onerous; forcible; momentous; efficacious; impressive; cogent.

 

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